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Captain_Nemo
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Cryptocurrency intergration

Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:51 pm

Lets say integrated software to get started with mining.

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kyrios
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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:18 pm

Captain_Nemo wrote:
Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:51 pm
Lets say integrated software to get started with mining.
I see bitcoin & electrum in the repository

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:40 pm

What about litecoin

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:33 am

DGMurdockIII wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 3:40 pm
What about litecoin
Litecoin is not available.

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:12 pm

Litecoin and Blocknet integration would be nice.
Blocknet integrates the rest.

You should offer Cryto for donations, too!

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:24 pm

The electrum-litecoin variant as well as the litecoin "core" binaries from the Litecoin site should work fine.

In terms of crypto for donations, IIRC Ikey tried setting up Coinbase and it was giving him some pains, and given exchanges that did make it relatively easy to exchange for fiat currency, like BTC-e, keep getting put down in various cases of whack-a-mole, along with the huge fluctuations on current value of multiple cryptocurrencies, whether it's BTC, LTC, PPC, ETC, NMC, etc. I just don't anticipate us supporting it. Also then comes down to the inconvenience of moving coins from cold storage for exchanging (because nobody should ever just keep all their coins in an exchange, or Coinbase IMO), waiting for confirmations (some exchanges requiring 5+ confirmations, which can be a bit time consuming on some alt-coins), it just adds an additional layer of complexity.

Whereas with Patreon and PayPal, once your accounts are validated, it's typically just a matter of: Someone sends money, you get it, you withdraw it.
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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:17 pm

I would second an option to donate in crypto. setting up a bitpay account shouldn't be difficult and it converts directly to fiat if you want to.

With the current BTC prices, a lot of people are having some free cash laying around so it might be worth considering even if it is just btc.

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:35 am

I recommend a Trezor hardware wallet. It's the best fit between security and availability, offline and accessible at the same time.

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Mon Feb 26, 2018 12:10 pm

Bitcoin’s multi-level encryption guarantees that your Bitcoin funds are safe.

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Re: Cryptocurrency intergration

Fri Mar 02, 2018 12:23 am

Out of subject maybe, but let's say that mining is now obsolete and generally about Bitcoin there are 4 phases :

- Confidential
- Happy fews knowing about it
- Articles in social medias
- Whole spreading in the social network, where little miners and investors pay for the huge possessors

When you reach the 2 last phases : it's already too late you'll never get what you paid for .

Cryptos are just a Ponzi joke making money out of nothing . There are mining distros available with all the necessary stuff, Solus shall stay out of it IMO .

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